11/17/16 Grif.Net – Gone

11/17/16 Grif.Net – Gone

A bill collector knocked on the door of a country =
debtor down in the delta.


"Is =
Fred home"? he asked the woman who answered the =


"Sorry," the woman replied. "Fred’s =
gone for cotton."


The next =
week, the collector tried again.


"Is =
Fred here today"?


"No, =
sir," she said. "I’m afraid Fred has gone for more =


When he returned the third week, he humphed =
sarcastically, "I suppose Fred is out looking for cotton =


"No," the woman answered solemnly. =
"Fred died yesterday."


Suspicious =
that he was being avoided, the collector decided to wait a week and =
investigate the cemetery himself. But sure enough, there was poor Fred’s =
tombstone, with this inscription:


"Gone, =
but not for cotton."



Dr Bob Griffin = =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =